Manatee Research Associate, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Melbourne, FL)

 
Position Number: 77072682
Annual Salary Range: 41,263.82
Closing Date: 4/29/2016
DESCRIPTION
The FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute’s Marine Mammal Section is seeking an energetic and motivated candidate to serve as the lead manatee biologist at the Melbourne Marine Mammal Field Station. The incumbent is responsible for daily operation of marine mammal activities at the Field Station, including staff supervision, coordinating and performing manatee carcass recovery and necropsy, leading manatee rescue and transportation efforts, program management, vehicle and vessel maintenance, report writing, and coordination of Section research objectives. 

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Volunteer Field Assistant: Cetacean Research in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Daniele Cagnazzi (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Marine Ecology Research Centre, SCU) is currently accepting applications for three volunteer positions, for the Capricorn Cetaceans Project for the Australian winter season from the 7 of May to the first week of September 2015.
The primary aim of this project is to study inshore dolphin species primarily the Australian humpback dolphin and the Australian snubfin dolphin in the Southern Great Barrier Reef Queensland Australia. 

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Spring Career Center Workshops

Ah spring! Nearly at the end of the school year: cherry blossoms, singing birds, and for many of you: thoughts about jobs and careers. You might be graduating and looking for your first job out of school, or you may be focused on exploring career options or securing good internships.
Wherever you are in your career planning, you should take advantage of the UW Career Center spring workshops. 

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[student/campus job]: Program on Climate Change Undergraduate Assistant

The Program on Climate Change is looking for a program assistant. This position would be best suited for someone interested in climate science and interacting with the climate community. We are looking for someone who would like to work 4-8 hours a week, with additional hours from helping at events (seminar receptions, workshops, summer institute), and can be available for a minimum of two years. 

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[AmeriCorps]: New England Science & Sailing STEM educator

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) seeks ten AmeriCorps Adventure STEM Educators to join the national movement of 80,000 Americans who choose to serve in communities that need it most. Adventure STEM Educators will implement our AmeriCorps program, in partnership with the New London Public School District (NLPS). The Adventure STEM Educators will help impact young people’s lives by providing opportunities for transformational experiences and personal growth through integration of NESS’s STEM-based adventure education program with school curriculum. 

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[job]: Biologist, Alaskan Observers (various locations)

Alaskan Observers, Inc. (AOI) recruits biologists year-round to work as Domestic Groundfish Observers in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California. We continuously search for skilled, motivated graduates. And we’re delighted to talk with experienced Observers.
Qualifications

The National Marine Fisheries Service establishes the qualifications for the positions we have. Prospective observers must have:
A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the natural sciences. 

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Now hiring: NOAA Science Camp Summer Educators

Join us in inspiring our next generation of ocean scientists!
NOAA Science Camp is hiring Science Camp Educators for summer 2016 camp programs offered July 11-15 and July 18-22 in Seattle,WA.
The University of Washington’s Washington Sea Grant and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have an outstanding opportunity for temporary, part time Science Camp Educators.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Washington Sea Grant (WSG) are embarking on the fourteenth season of NOAA Science Camp for middle-school youth located at the NOAA Sand Point facility on Lake Washington in Seattle. 

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Friday Harbor Labs info sessions

Spend fall quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending one of our info sessions this quarter.
INFO SESSION I: Marine Biology and the Humanities
When: Tuesday 4/12, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: Thompson Hall, Rm 234
RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/marbiol/299813
Start here if you want to learn more about courses in the humanities and introductory courses in marine biology for students of any major. 

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Learn more about SEA Semester

A representative from the SEA Semester program will be tabling in the Vista Cafe on Wednesday, April 6 from 12 – 1:30 PM. Find out how you can spend a semester on a sailboat in the Caribbean, Europe, Polynesia or New Zealand. While these are not UW programs, the UW School of Oceanography faculty highly recommends them and supports credit equivalencies for many of their courses. 

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Marine Bio Courses for 2016-17

Starting to plan for the next year? Want to figure out how to schedule for the courses for the Marine Biology Minor? This shared google sheet has the most up to date information from faculty in Biology, Fisheries and Oceanography about course availability and scheduling. Have more questions? Contact the adviser for schedule an appointment. Please note that the sheet only represents the best information we have at any given time, and course scheduling is subject to change. 

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